The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on June 1, 2019. Josh Kyu Saiewitz, Senior Managing Editor Hello and welcome to today’s Roundtable, our regular Torchlight staff discussion of current events. This time
Torchlight continues to speak with individuals whose life would be deeply impacted if GOP proposals for changing the Affordable Care Act become law. The following transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. Q: What’s your name, where are you from, what do you do? Tell us about yourself and your family. Tony: My name
Q: Let’s establish some background. What’s your name, where are you from, and what do you do? Tell me a little about yourself and your family. Stephen: I’m Stephen, originally from NY and currently living in NC, and I work for IBM as a tape librarian. 29 years old, parents are in CA helping my
As part of our coverage of the real world consequences of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, we bring you another in our series of interviews, this time conducted by Torchlight contributor Adam Levine. Q: Let’s establish some background for the moment. What’s your name, where are you from, what do you
In the wake of the House passage of the American Health Care Act, I spoke with one individual whose life would be deeply impacted by the AHCA becoming law. The following transcript has been lightly edited and annotated for clarity. Q: Let’s start with some background. What’s your full name, where are you from, what
As I write this, Republicans in the House of Representatives have just voted to repeal the ACA and replace it with the AHCA, an ill-defined bill which most of the Representatives cannot claim to have even read. As far as anyone can tell the bill only exists as a vague set of ideas and promises.
A Look at the State of Insurance for LGBT People We’re still working on figuring out the neuroscience of being queer. The scientific community doesn’t know conclusively what makes a person attracted to the same sex, or what makes a person asexual, or why someone would feel out of place in their own body–but they’re